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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Join the Desert Museum's Education Manager Catherine Bartlett at this educational happy hour as she interviews scientists from around the world. This week we'll meet Hem Nalini Morzaria-Luna, Principal Researcher and Coordinator of the Program on Climate Change and Ecosystem Management of Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO).

Thursday, January 28, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curious how animals like Rue overcome stage fright? Join us for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunity to watch training sessions (in person) and talk to our expert keepers while they work! Each training sessions features several cute animals and lasts for one hour, with limited capacity.

Saturday, January 30, 2021
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

The desert is cool and the sun is shining, which means it’s a wonderful time to take a hike in the Tucson Mountains! Join us on a walk through time, learning fascinating facts about our region’s geological and archeological history. Round trip distance is 2 miles and requires some stepping over stones.

Saturday, February 6, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Water is precious, so let’s use it wisely! Learn all about the small and not-so-small changes we can make to harvest rainwater in our homes and neighborhoods on this two-hour tour of a mid-town park, street, and home. The tour will be completely outdoors and limited to 9 participants.

Thursday, February 11, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curious how animals like Rue overcome stage fright? Join us for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunity to watch training sessions (in person) and talk to our expert keepers while they work! Each training sessions features several cute animals and lasts for one hour, with limited capacity.

Saturday, February 13, 2021
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

The desert is cool and the sun is shining, which means it’s a wonderful time to take a hike in the Tucson Mountains! Join us on a walk through time, learning fascinating facts about our region’s geological and archeological history. Round trip distance is 2 miles and requires some stepping over stones.

Thursday, February 18, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curious how animals like Rue overcome stage fright? Join us for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunity to watch training sessions (in person) and talk to our expert keepers while they work! Each training sessions features several cute animals and lasts for one hour, with limited capacity.

Thursday, March 11, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curious how animals like Rue overcome stage fright? Join us for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunity to watch training sessions (in person) and talk to our expert keepers while they work! Each training sessions features several cute animals and lasts for one hour, with limited capacity.

Thursday, March 18, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curious how animals like Rue overcome stage fright? Join us for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunity to watch training sessions (in person) and talk to our expert keepers while they work! Each training sessions features several cute animals and lasts for one hour, with limited capacity.

Thursday, March 25, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curious how animals like Rue overcome stage fright? Join us for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes opportunity to watch training sessions (in person) and talk to our expert keepers while they work! Each training sessions features several cute animals and lasts for one hour, with limited capacity.